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Image for Sumter County, Alabama: Index to Wills and Estate Administrations, 1834-1884; Register of Deaths, 1881-1892; and Cemetery Records

Sumter County, Alabama: Index to Wills and Estate Administrations, 1834-1884; Register of Deaths, 1881-1892; and Cemetery Records

By: Joseph F. Stegall and Jud K. Arrington

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S0755


The first section is an index of wills and estate administrations from the Orphan's Court for the first 50 years of the county court records. Entries give the person's name, will book volume and page number, and orphan's court volume and page number. The second section is a register of deaths from 1881 to 1892. These records include former slaves who, since they were the county's majority, also make up the majority of deaths. Information covers the name of the deceased, ... View more info

Death, Marriage, and Probate Notices From Montgomery, Alabama, Newspapers, Volume II (1866-1875)

By: Larry E. Caver, Jr

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C3325


This collection contains valuable historical and genealogical information on individuals who resided in Central Alabama following the Civil War, as well as information for individuals residing in other parts of the state and adjacent southern states. Marriage and death notices are also included for some African American "freedmen." This volume begins in 1866, the year following the end of the Civil War, the fall of the Confederacy, and the beginning of "Recon... View more info

Regimental History of the 35th Alabama Infantry, 1862-1865

By: Leroy F. Banning

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B1133


This book, written in diary format, follows this Confederate Civil War unit from its creation around a nucleus of the cadets from the LaGrange Military Academy in LaGrange, Alabama, on March 1, 1862, to its surrender at Greensboro, North Carolina, on May 2, 1865. The unit was heavily involved with the campaign to hold Mississippi, but also fought in Alabama, at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the many battles to defend Atlanta, Georgia. The battle at "bloody" Frankli... View more info

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Alabama 1850 Agricultural and Manufacturing Census Volume 1 for Dale, Dallas, Dekalb, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hancock, and Henry Counties

By: Linda L. Green

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G0803


The year 1850 brought a new kind of census. Not only was it the first US Census to name all people in a household on the regular US Census, but this was the first time the Agricultural and Manufacturing Census was taken on a widespread basis. Although this second census names only head of household, often times when an individual was missed on the regular census, they would appear on either of these two census reports. Unfortunately, many of these Agricultural and Manufa... View more info

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Alabama 1850 Agricultural and Manufacturing Census , Volume 2 for Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, and Marengo Counties

By: Linda L. Green

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G0804


These agricultural census records name only the head of the household; however, they do yield unique information about how people lived. Often, individuals who were missed on the regular U.S. census will appear on the agricultural census. Six of the agricultural census's original forty-eight columns are transcribed here: name of owner, improved acreage, unimproved acreage, cash value of farm, value of farm implements and machinery, and value of livestock. This volume cov... View more info

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First, For The Duration: The Story of the Eighth (8th) Alabama Infantry, C.S.A.

By: Linda L. Green

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: G4553


On the 12th day of April, 1861, Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter. War! It had finally come, and new recruits on both sides had been stirred with emotional oratory; however, these young men who raced to answer the call to arms were not prepared for the grim realities of war. They expected a quick battle of a few days with hard fighting and a triumphal return. Alabama's young men flocked to the colors of the Stars and Bars willingly as Alabama began organizing and o... View more info

Alabama 1850 Agricultural and Manufacturing Census, Volume 3 for Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Benton, Bibb, Blount, Butler, Chambers, Cherokee, Choctaw, Clarke, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington Counties

By: Linda L. Green

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: G4907


These agricultural census records name only the head of the household; however, they do yield unique information about how people lived. Often, individuals who were missed on the regular U.S. census will appear on the agricultural census. Six of the agricultural census's original forty-eight columns are transcribed here: name of owner, improved acreage, unimproved acreage, cash value of farm, value of farm implements and machinery, and value of livestock. This volume cov... View more info

Alabama 1850 Agricultural and Manufacturing Census, Volume 4

By: Linda L. Green

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: G4939


These agricultural census records name only the head of the household; however, they do yield unique information about how people lived. Often, individuals who were missed on the regular U.S. census will appear on the agricultural census. Six of the agricultural census's original forty-eight columns are transcribed here: name of owner, improved acreage, unimproved acreage, cash value of farm, value of farm implements and machinery, and value of livestock. This volume cov... View more info

Alabama 1860 Agricultural and Manufacturing Census: Volume 3 for Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Choctaw, Clarke, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Dale, and Dallas Counties

By: Linda L. Green

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: G5006


These agricultural census records name only the head of the household; however, they do yield unique information about how people lived. Often, individuals who were missed on the regular U.S. census will appear on the agricultural census. Six of the agricultural census's original forty-eight columns are transcribed here: name of owner, improved acreage, unimproved acreage, cash value of farm, value of farm implements and machinery, and value of livestock. This volume cov... View more info

Alabama 1860 Agricultural and Manufacturing Census: Volume 4 for Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Tallapoosa, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox, Winston

By: Linda L. Green

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G5021


These agricultural census records name only the head of the household; however, they do yield unique information about how people lived. Often, individuals who were missed on the regular U.S. census will appear on the agricultural census. Six of the agricultural census's original forty-eight columns are transcribed here: name of owner, improved acreage, unimproved acreage, cash value of farm, value of farm implements and machinery, and value of livestock. This volume cov... View more info

Pioneers and Residents of West Central Alabama

By: Madge Pettit

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0125


Genealogical data on about 1000 families who lived in the hill country of west central Alabama prior to the Civil War. Most came from Virginia and the Carolinas. Assembled from cemetery records, newspaper files, submissions by descendants, military and pension files, and census records. View more info

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The Families of Genery’s Gap, Alabama

By: Madge Pettit

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P3008


Genery’s Gap lies half in Jefferson County and half in Shelby County, Alabama. Covers the early pioneers who came from the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia. View more info

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Some Alabama Pioneers

By: Madge Pettit

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P1859


This is a collection of genealogies of some of the very earliest Alabama settlers, many of whom arrived before Alabama attained statehood in 1819, and lived among the Indians until their removal in 1836. Most of the pioneers settled in the central Alabama area where the land was too poor to grow cotton, so the farms were generally small. Great prosperity did not come until later, when the vast mineral deposits under the red clay soil were exploited. Coming from several m... View more info

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Miscellaneous Alabama Newspaper Abstracts, Volume 1

By: Michael Kelsey, Nancy Graff Floyd, and Ginny Guinn Parsons

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: K0238


This book contains abstracts from central Alabama newspapers published from 1823 through 1869 in the counties of Dallas, Green, and Talladega. However, the information is not limited to central Alabama and includes the counties of Perry, Autauga, Wilcox, Bibb, Sumter, Montgomery, Shelby, and Tuscaloosa. The abstracts consist of marriage, death, legal and slave notices, advertisements, and a great number of names in lists of letters left unclaimed in the local post office... View more info

Miscellaneous Alabama Newspaper Abstracts, Volume 2

By: Michael Kelsey, Nancy Graff Floyd, Ginny Guinn Parsons

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: K0589


This book contains abstracts from central Alabama newspapers published between 1821 and 1877. The newspapers abstracted are Cahawba Press and Alabama State Intelligencer, Alabama Journal, South Western Baptist, Our Mountain Home and The Southern Plantation. They supply a variety of information from a wide geographic area, and information is typically more personal in nature than that found in the court house, providing an interesting view of life at the time.Abstracted i... View more info

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Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Alabama

By: Stewart Sifakis

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S0697


This work is intended to be the companion set to Frederick H. Dyer's Compendium of the War of the Rebellion for the Confederacy. Civil War historians and genealogists with ties to Alabama will want to own this volume that details the activities of Alabama's units in the Confederacy. Chapters are included for artillery, cavalry and infantry units that are broken down by size: battalions, batteries, companies and regiments, as well as any other special designations such as... View more info

Place Names in Alabama

By: Virginia O. Foscue

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Alabama Press: 1988

Seller ID: 30410X


"Must reading for anyone who claims the name Alabamian". -- Bob Ingram, WSFA 1 View more info

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Alabama - A History

By: Virginia Van der Veer Hamilton

Price: $11.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1984

Seller ID: 301729


With a Historical Guide perpared by the editors of the American Association for State and Local HistoryPause for a moment before a gallery of fading portraits, and you will sense the beginnings of Alabama's troubled history-homespun pioneers gripped by "Alabama fever," chained and manacled black people quietly awaiting a slave trader's order to move on, newly rich planters and iron barons holding tightly to the reins of power. You will also be caught in the t... View more info

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Alabama Railroads

By: Wayne Cline

Price: $39.95

Publisher: University of Alabama Press: 1997

Seller ID: 308121


Cline provides the first comprehensive, illustrated history of Alabama's railroad system.Alabama Railroads is the first extensive history of the state's railway system, from the chartering of the Tuscumbia Railway Company in January 1830, to the maturity of the system in the latter half of the 20th century, when Amtrak assumed control of the nation's passenger service.Railroads built Alabama. Without them the state's vast natural resources could not have been dev... View more info